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Man killed in accident at SPI mill in Quincy

Dan McDonald
Staff Writer
Updated 7/17/2012

Man killed in accident at SPI mill identified

A log-truck driver killed Monday morning, July 16, during an accident at Sierra Pacific Industries’ lumber mill in Quincy was identified by the Plumas County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday as Todd Walker, 47, of Red Bluff.

 

7/16/2012

According to SPI Division Manager Chris Skinner, the driver was crushed by a log while he was unwrapping his load in the unloading station.

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Wolf makes its way back to Plumas County

Delaine Fragnoli
Managing Editor
7/13/2012

OR7, the lone grey wolf that wandered from Oregon into California last December, entered Plumas County yesterday, Thursday, July 12, again according to the California Department of Fish and Game.

The wide-ranging male wolf was in Lassen County June 22, moved into Plumas County June 25, and continued to move back and forth between the two counties.

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Missing motorcyclist found dead

Dan McDonald
Staff Writer
7/16/2012

A motorcyclist who was reported missing Sunday night after he failed to arrive in Sierra City was found dead Monday morning.

According to Plumas County Sheriff Greg Hagwood, the 41-year-old man’s body was discovered off the road near Yuba Pass on Highway 49 about 8:45 a.m.

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Deputy involved in shooting identified

Dan McDonald
Staff Writer
7/12/2012

The Plumas County Sheriff’s Office has released the name of the deputy who fatally shot an armed man at the Evergreen Trailer and RV Park near Quincy on June 19.

Deputy Tom Froggatt fired the shots that killed Dennis Jason William Majewski, according to the Plumas County sheriff and district attorney.

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Moonlight settlement announcement delayed

Dan McDonald
Staff Writer
7/13/2012

According to Sierra Pacific Industries spokesman Mark Pawlicki, a formal announcement about SPI’s settlement with the federal government over the Moonlight Fire won’t happen until next week.

“The lawyers are still quibbling over the details,” Pawlicki said Friday. “There won’t be an announcement until they agree on all the terms.”

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